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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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High-performance computing

 

Research Computing Services offers hosting, management and operation of small, dedicated HPC clusters for individual research groups within any institution in the University. The service also provides consultancy in the procurement and building of HPC facilities for research groups.

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Research data storage

 

Our research data storage services offer a competitively priced alternative to storage on local platforms, which can be costly to implement and maintain, and to storage on external drives, where data may be physically vulnerable and there is little or no guarantee that lost, stolen or corrupted data can be recovered.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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Lecture capture (Panopto) public video sharing options to be disabled

5 August 2021

We are disabling the public video sharing options in Panopto, the University’s online platform for lecture capture and educational videos, to protect the University from unintended additional costs. No videos will be lost as a result of this change, but you will need to download any videos that you wish to continue to...

Turnitin maintenance: Saturday 14 August 16:00–18:00

4 August 2021

Turnitin will be undergoing essential maintenance on Saturday 14 August during 16:00–18:00 BST. Please be aware that submissions or grading for Turnitin Assignments in Moodle will not be possible during this time. We therefore advise that submission deadlines are set outside this maintenance window. Follow @TurnitinStatus...

Easier way for Departments and NSIs to get ‘bolt-on’ Office 365 licences for staff

4 August 2021

It will be quicker, easier, and cheaper to for Departments to get bolt-on product licences to add to individual users’ Office 365 licences from 1 October 2021. The new process will apply to individual licences for products such as Visio, Project and PowerBI that are not included under the Microsoft EES Agreement. UIS will...